Shona Reppe in The Curious Scrapbook of Josephine Bean.

Irish and international talent in Galway for Baboró’s 18th birthday

Baboró International Arts Festival which runs from October 11 to 19 celebrates its 18th birthday with a host of Irish and international talent and four shows that celebrate memory. One of these ‘memory pieces’ is...

New figures show Galway county property market on the rise once again

The property market in towns and villages around Galway is booming again, with sales volumes last seen at the peak in 2007, according to official State statistics from the State’s Price Register. The majority of...

EastEnder heads into the west to join in Galway Memorial Walk

An English soap actor will swap theatre scrubs for a t-shirt bearing the name of his late brother when he takes to the Prom next Sunday in the 2014 Galway Memorial Walk. Best known for...

Galway family bridges a century of history on the Green Fields of France

On September 1 1914, Galway man George Henry Morris – in command of the Irish Guards – was killed in France within two weeks of his arrival as part of the British Expeditionary Force...

Crazy Snake Rebellion for Monroe’s Live

Crazy Snake Rebellion will put their own spin on a classic rock ‘n’ roll sound when they play Monroe’s Live this Saturday, September 6. The band is made up of Doug Niss (vocals/guitar), Rocky Norton (bass)...

Galway suffers closure of more than 300 pubs

Galway has lost more than 300 pubs across the county, according to new figures released this week. There was once 800 pubs across the county – but that’s now down to 489, according to a...


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